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WHAT: Beachfront Lights Out

WHERE: all seaward, beachfront properties

WHEN: 9 p.m.- 8 a.m.

MORE INFO: US Fish and Wildlife Service discourages the use of outdoor lights when not required, in order to protect nesting sea turtles. When on the beach at dark, use red filters on flashlights. Artificial light such as flashlights without filters are prohibited on the beach at night. This includes flashlights on phones as well.

 

WHAT: Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South

WHERE: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

WHEN: Oct. 19 – March 2

MORE INFO: An unprecedented exhibition co-curated by Mark Sloan, director and chief curator of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, and Mark Long, professor of political science, both of whom are on the faculty of the College of Charleston. For info visit SouthboundProject.org.

 

Mondays

WHAT: Memoir Writing Circle 

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Come and share your stories. 843.883.3914.

 

Tuesdays

WHAT: Toddler Storytime

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Enjoy picture books, flannel board fun, sing-a-longs, poetry and activities that encourage language skills. (Ages 2-3 with adult) 843.883.3914.

 

Wednesdays

WHAT: Toddler Days

WHERE: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

WHEN: 10-11 a.m.

MORE INFO: Toddler Day classes are designed for toddlers (18 months – 3 years) and a parent, grandparent, or friend to play and explore in The Charleston Museum. With a focus on developing fine motor skills, each program includes four craft projects as well as finger paints, a puppet stage, a sandbox, and more. $6 Members/$9 Non-Members. To register visit CharlestonMuseum.org.

 

Thursdays

WHAT: Mah Jongg Nights (adults)

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue.

WHEN: 5:30-8:00 p.m.

MORE INFO: Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg.  Beginners welcome. 843.883.3914.

 

WHAT: Jazz Night

WHERE: The Refuge, IOP

WHEN: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: The Todd Beals Trio hosts jazz every Thursday night.Traditional swing tunes, ballads and bossa novas. Singers & horn players welcome. For info visit CharlestonJazz.com.

 

Fridays

WHAT: Board Game Afternoon (family)

WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: Come play with our games or bring your own. 843.883.3914.

 

 

 

Third Friday of the Month

WHAT: Homeschool History Days

WHERE: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

WHEN: 10-11 a.m.

MORE INFO: A special program for home schooling families. These programs feature one of our field trip classes, a chance to go through the Museum, and an activity. Free with paid admission. To register visit CharlestonMuseum.org.

 

 

Saturday, Nov. 10

WHAT: Mad Hatter Fur Ball

WHERE: Francis Marion Hotel

WHEN: 6:30-11 p.m.

MORE INFO: Pet Helpers largest fundraiser of the year. Music by Plane Jane and an Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter theme. Live and silent auction, delicious food, cocktails and fun for all! Order tickets online at PetHelpers.org or email furball@pethelpers.org for info.

 

WHAT: STAR Therapy Dogs (children)

WHERE: Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Read to a furry friend. 843.883.3914.

 

WHAT: Woodcarving with Pat Campbell (all ages)

WHERE: Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 12 p.m.

MORE INFO: Local woodcarver Pat Campbell demonstrates the art of making bird decoys, expanding upon his May 2018 program to include fine detail carving, woodburning and painting techniques. Campbell is an award-winning carver whose decoys have been used by SC Audubon in their conservation efforts. This demonstration geared toward teens and adults, but all ages are welcome.  843.883.3914.

 

 

Monday, Nov. 12

WHAT: World Affairs Council of Charleston

WHERE: Citadel Alumni Center

WHEN: 5:15 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. program

MORE INFO: Dr. Bryan Ganaway of the History and International Studies Dept. at the College of Charleston will present Nov. 11, 1918: World War I Ended. A Century Has Passed but the Great War’s Aftermath Still Shapes our World. Dr. Ganaway is a graduate of the University of Miami and received his Ph.D from the University of Illinois. For details visit WACCharleston.org.

 

WHAT: Charleston Latin Jazz Collective

WHERE: Simons Center for the Arts, 54 Saint Phillip St.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: Presented by the College of Charleston School of the Arts. General admission $15 for adults, $10 for students with school I.D. Admission is free for CofC Faculty and Staff. The Collective will announce the program from the stage. Tickets online at go.cofc.edu/secondmondaymusic or at the door.

 

Tuesday, Nov.13

WHAT: POE-etry Writers Group

WHERE: Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Gather with fellow poets to share and improve your work. 843.883.3914.

 

Thursday, Nov. 15

WHAT: Moultrieville’s Doughboys

WHERE: Fort Moultrie Visitors Center

WHEN: 6 p.m.

MORE INFO: Historian Marina Conner of the National Park Service presents the story of 3 local boys as they fought for the US in the First World War. Program presented by Battery Gadsden and the National Park Service. Visit BatteryGadsden.com for details.

 

Friday, Nov. 16

WHAT: Treasure Trek

WHERE: The Charleston Museum

WHEN: 6:30-10:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: 2018 Fundraising Gala to benefit The Charleston Museum’s educational programs for Title I schools. Evening includes live music, scavenger hunt, floating raffle, live auction, hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. Proceeds support programs that bring Title I school children to the Museum and send Bragg Boxes and our educators to local schools. Tickets $75 members/$100 non-members. Visit CharlestonMuseum.org to purchase.

 

WHAT: Supper with Santa

WHERE: James Island County Park

WHEN: 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.

MORE INFO: Breakfast for dinner in Edisto Hall, to meet Santa and have a professional photo. Participants can enjoy the Holiday Festival of Lights. Registration includes tickets to the festival train, the carousel and climbing wall. Children encouraged to wear their favorite pajamas. Advance registration required for Supper with Santa. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $25 for ages 12 and under, or $50 for adults (ages 13 and up). Purchase at TheParklandsFoundation.org.

 

Saturday, Nov.17

WHAT: Beach Lovers Book Club: “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” (adult)

WHERE: Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Come for a discussion of Lisa See’s “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane.” Light refreshments provided. 843.883.3914.

 

WHAT: Thankful Turkey Craft (children)

WHERE: Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Make a paper turkey with feathers to show your Thanksgiving spirit! 843.883.3914.

 

 

Monday, Nov. 19

WHAT: Fall Orchestra Concert

WHERE: Sottile Theater

WHEN: 7:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: College of Charleston Orchestra, conducted by Yuriy Bekker, will perform works by Mendelssohn, Debussy and Delius. Admission is free, with $20 suggested donation for adults. For information, contact CofC Concerts at 843.953.6315 or visit music.cofc.edu/concerts/cofc-ensembles.

 

 

Thursday, Nov. 22

WHAT: Fried Turkey Glide

WHERE: Awendaw’s Garris Landing

WHEN: 9:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: No registration fee, free and easy parking, a pristine scenic route, homemade beer, shots of Wild Turkey, and granola muffins at the finish line. Giveaways include free t-shirts, awards, and snacks. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. For details contact Jay Reigart at 843.693.4936 or jreigart@wkdickson.com.

 

Saturday, Nov. 24

WHAT: Creative Writing Club (children 6-11)

WHERE: Poe Branch Library

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

MORE INFO: Do you love to write?  Join our monthly writing club to write and share your work with friends. Call 843.883.3914 or email poe@ccpl.org to get our first spooky writing prompt.

 

Saturday, Dec. 1

WHAT: 7th Annual Holiday Street Festival

WHERE: IOP

WHEN: 2-7 p.m.

MORE INFO: Celebrate the holiday season beach style with family-friendly activities, music, food, games and a visit with St. Nick. For details visit IOP.net.

 

Sunday, Dec. 2

WHAT: Holiday Carol Fest

WHERE: Franke at Seaside

WHEN: 7 p.m.

MORE INFO: Charleston Music Club directed by Dr. Christopher Selby, presents a free event in the chapel. Student and adult instrumentalists are invited to sight-read carols. Call 843.224.9933 for info. Anyone not playing an instrument is invited to sing. New members welcome. CharlestonMusicClub.org or email bmusic385@gmail.com.

 

 

Saturday, Dec. 8

WHAT: Shuckin’ on the Cooper

WHERE: Mt. Pleasant Pier

WHEN: 5-8 p.m.

MORE INFO: 2nd annual holiday event sponsored by CCPRC. Enjoy view of Charleston’s Parade of Boats that evening. Live music, food and beverages available for purchase.

Admission $8 in advance or $10 on site if available, but advance ticket purchase is recommended. Buckets of oysters, provided by Charleston Bay Gourmet, will be available for $10 each on site. Dave N Dubs Hot Dog Joint will be selling hot dogs and brats. CharlestonCountyParks.com for tickets and info.

 

WHAT: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

WHERE: Gaillard Center

WHEN: 7:30 p.m.

MORE INFO: Soulful renditions of holiday classics. For tickets visit GaillardCenter.org.

 

Saturday, Dec. 8-9

WHAT: Foundations of Healing Touch Class

WHERE: Roper St. Francis Cancer Center, 2085 Henry Tecklenburg Dr.

WHEN: 8:30 a.m-6 p.m., both days

MORE INFO: Healing Touch is beneficial in calming anxiety and reducing symptoms of depression, decreasing pain, strengthening the immune system, enhancing recovery from surgery, complementing care for neck and spine problems, supporting cancer care, deepening spiritual connection, a sense of well-being, easing acute and chronic conditions, and supporting resiliency in health care providers. Call to register 843.388.1834. Tuition $245.00 by Dec.01/$295.00. after Dec.1.

 

Thursday, Dec. 27

WHAT: Art Around the World

WHERE: Gibbes Museum of Art

WHEN: Sessions are 9-12 p.m. (half day) or 9am-4pm (full day)

MORE INFO: Ages 4-6, and 7-10. Tuition includes all supplies and Museum admission. Full-day campers need to bring a bagged lunch.Half Day $50 Members | $55 Non-Members, Full Day $70 Members | $80 Non-Members. Register online Gibbsmuseum.org or by phone. Call Megan Zembower at 843.722.2706 x234.

 

Friday, Dec. 28

WHAT: Impressionism Rocks

WHEN: Sessions are 9-12 p.m. (half day) or 9am-4pm (full day)

MORE INFO: Ages 4-6, and 7-10. Tuition includes all supplies and Museum admission. Full-day campers need to bring a bagged lunch.Half Day $50 Members | $55 Non-Members, Full Day $70 Members | $80 Non-Members. Register online Gibbsmuseum.org or by phone. Call Megan Zembower at 843.722.2706 x234.

 

Friday, Jan. 4

WHAT: Impressionism Rocks

WHEN: Sessions are 9-12 p.m. (half day) or 9am-4pm (full day)

MORE INFO: Ages 4-6, and 7-10. Tuition includes all supplies and Museum admission. Full-day campers need to bring a bagged lunch.Half Day $50 Members | $55 Non-Members, Full Day $70 Members | $80 Non-Members. Register online Gibbsmuseum.org or by phone. Call Megan Zembower at 843.722.2706 x234.

 

Sunday, Jan. 27

WHAT: Mary Alice Monroe with Patti Callahan and Lisa Wingate

WHERE: Sweetgrass Pavilion at Wild Dunes

WHEN: 2 p.m.

MORE INFO: New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe will welcome fellow New York Times bestselling authors Patti Callahan Henry and Lisa Wingate to the Isle of Palms for the annual Wild Dunes Resort author series. For tickets visit MaryAliceMonroe.com/events.

 

 

IOP Rec. Calendar

Isle of Palms Recreation Center www.iop.net 843-886-8294 Sand Sculpting Competition Saturday, May 28 9am at Front Beach Isle of Palms Categories for competition include Children (14 & under), Young Adult (15 – 20), Family (1 adult and 1 child), Adult (21 and older). Award categories include Most Creative, Best Architecture and Best in Show. Free. …

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